Standard: 7.9.5 ||
Counter-Reformation: the movement to strengthen the teachings and structure of the Catholic Church
Jesuits: the Society of Jesus, which later became known as the Jesuits, was the most influential of the new religious orders during the Counter-Reformation
Ignatius Loyola: founded a new religious order, the Jesuits
Council of Trent: sought ways to revive the moral authority of the Catholic Church and to stop the spread of Protestantism
Summary: The Catholic Church launched the Counter-Reformation to meet the Protestant challenge. The Council of Trent acted to end Church abuses.
Study Guide Questions
CP 513. How did the Jesuits help restore popular support for the Catholic Church?
CP 515. What steps did the Church take to end abuses and to restore its moral authority?the Reformation?
CYP 515, 1a. What was the Counter-Reformation?
CYP 515, 1b. Why did the Catholic Church launch the Counter-Reformation?
CYP 515, 2a. What beliefs did the Catholic Church affirm at the Council of Trent?
CYP 515, 2b. How did the Catholic Church respond to Protestant religious ideas?
|Homework: Read chapter 18, section 2, and choose one assignment;